In this section we give tips on events and literature around the topic of fair and socially responsible travel as well as further information and advice on the critical examination of the topic of tourism.


Schiphol airport: measures to reduce emissions

Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport published new research findings and policy recommendations to reduce its C02 emissions by 30%.

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Protestplakat Fridays for Future

Missing link between tourism and gender at COP 28

Equality in Tourism criticizes the lacking intersectional approach between gender equality and tourism at the COP 28 in Dubai.

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Alba Sud summer school in Barcelona

The Alba Sud summer school will take place in Barcelona from 17-20 June 2024. It offers critical perspectives on the transformation of tourism.

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MSC Kreuzfahrtschiff

Cruise ship ranking 2022

NABU, a German environmental NGO, published its cruise ship ranking. The results were still unsatisfactory.

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Seminar Series: Informal Work in Tourism

Die Transforming Tourism Initiative hat sich in zwei Seminaren intensiv mit der Situation von informellen Arbeiterinnen und Arbeitern im Tourismus

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Two guides for respecting workers rights in the COVID-19 crisis

According to the latest ILO Report on COVID-19, a number of key economic sectors are suffering from a drastic fall in outputs. How to respond to the

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Avoiding the Trap

On their journeys to the Global South, tourists from Europe and North America risk to unknowingly reinforce stereotypes about other countries. Videos,

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Using their Influence for Good?

Via Blogs, Instagram or Youtube travel bloggers reach thousands of people in search of inspiration and information for their travel - influencing a

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Travelling into an unknown future: 2050 – Tomorrow's Tourism

„2050 – Tomorrow's Tourism" by Ian Yeoman brims with enthusiasm, optimism and daring prophecies as his predictions are projected from today’s wealth,

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A Caleidoscope of Academic Tourism Critique

Critical Debates in Tourism edited by Tej Vir Singh is bound to be one of the most significant additions to the multi-disciplinary tourism discourse

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"Palästina – Reisen zu den Menschen"

Reiseführer ins Heilige Land, insbesondere nach Israel gibt es viele - einige mit ergänzenden Informationen zu Ausflügen in die Palästinensischen

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International Tourism Exchange (ITB) 2010 in Berlin

ITB Berlin 2010 will take place from 10th to 14th March. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are reserved for trade visitors. From 10th to 12th March, ITB

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20. Reisepavillon: From Trade Fair to Congress

In its 20th year, the German Reisepavillon is going to present itself in a new form. After two decades as an alternative travel trade fair,

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World Social Forum 2009, "Fair Trade" 2009

Workshops on tourism at the World Social Forum in Belém, Brazil, from 27th January to 1st February, 2009.

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Upcoming International Events

The World Travel Market (WTM) in London will take place from 10th to 13th November, with 12th November being "World Responsible Tourism Day".


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Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism e.V.

10 Years Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism

The Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism celebrates its 10th anniversary and welcomes three new members.

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[Translate to english:] World Heritage Watch 2022

World Heritage Watch Report 2022

The World Heritage Watch Report 2022 presents 57 UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites under pressure.

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